Marguerite Carter passed away on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. She was born April 5, 1922 in Greeneville, Tenn., but was a long time resident of Chattanooga. She will be remembered as a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother. She was a woman of strength, tenderness, and love. She was a member of Brainerd United Methodist Church. She is survived by John C. (J.C.) Carter, the love of her life and devoted husband of 73 years. Also survived by a daughter, Joyce Burroughs; granddaughter, Jan Honey Quinn (Bart); three great granddaughters, Emily Thomsen (Erik), Margaret Quinn, Sarah Quinn; and one great-great-granddaughter, Quinn Thomsen. Funeral services will be held at Heritage Funeral Home Chapel 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, with Rev. Dennis Flaugher, officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour before the service. The entombment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416 or Brainerd Church, 4315 Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37411. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.